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Qatar World Cup Schedule Out 16 Jul 2020

Qatar World Cup Schedule Out

Four matches will be played each day during the group stage of the 2022 Qatar World Cup, FIFA announced.

Iran’s first goalscorer at World Cup Danaeifard dies 12 Dec 2018

Iran’s first goalscorer at World Cup Danaeifard dies

Iraj Danaeifard, the scorer of the first official goal for Iran national football team in the FIFA World Cup, has died aged 67. Danaeifard passed away of a cardiac arrest in Shiraz’s Namazi Hospital on Wednesday. Iraj Danaeifard was the son of Ali Danaeifard who was one of the founders of Taj SC football club […]

Jahanbakhsh Capable of Playing on Big Stage 17 Jul 2018

Jahanbakhsh Capable of Playing on Big Stage

 Alireza Jahanbakhsh’s World Cup performances for Iran proved he is more than capable of stepping up to play on the big stage. The Iranian international has the ability to play anywhere along the front three and is equally capable of playing with both feet, tbrfootball.com reported. Tottenham Hotspur is edging closer to signing Brazilian starlet […]

Iran’s Faghani atop referees at World Cup 18 Jun 2018

Iran’s Faghani atop referees at World Cup

According to ratetheref.net, a referee ranking website, Iranian international referee Alireza Faghani has gained 4.84 points from 2564 votes and tops other referees of the 2018 World Cup till date. The performance of Faghani and his two Iranian assists, namely Reza Sokhandan and Mohammad Reza Monsouri, in Germany-Mexico match was praised by both the public […]

We Must Win First World Cup Game against Morocco: Jahanbakhsh 30 May 2018

We Must Win First World Cup Game against Morocco: Jahanbakhsh

Iran international winger Alireza Jahanbakhsh says picking three points against Morocco is key to his country’s chances of making progress in Group B of the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup. Iran has been drawn along with Morocco, Spain and Portugal. Team Melli will kick off the competition with a match against Morocco on June 15 […]

Iran’s Mahdavikia Writes His Name in History Books 26 May 2018

Iran’s Mahdavikia Writes His Name in History Books

Iran’s Mehdi Mahdavikia is among five Asian players who left their mark at the World Cup. The FIFA World Cup is an occasion in which players can turn into heroes for their nations, writing their names in the history books for decades. When it comes to Iranian milestones at the FIFA World Cup, it’s hard […]

Iran to play Turkey in friendly match ahead of World Cup 21 May 2018

Iran to play Turkey in friendly match ahead of World Cup

 Iran’s national football team or Team Melli left Tehran for Istanbul to play a friendly match with Turkey. Iran national football team will hold a training camp in the European country for a week and play a warm-up match with Turkey on May 28, as part of preparation for the 2018 World Cup. After Turkey, […]

Iran to reveal kit for World Cup in Uzbekistan friendly 25 Apr 2018

Iran to reveal kit for World Cup in Uzbekistan friendly

TEHRAN – Head of Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) Mehdi Taj said Team Melli’s kit for the 2018 FIFA World Cup will be unveiled in the friendly match against Uzbekistan. Iran national football team will meet Uzbekistan in a warm-up match as part of preparation for the 2018 World Cup. The […]

Iranian Team Heads to FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup 14 Mar 2018

Iranian Team Heads to FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup

Iran men’s artistic gymnastics team traveled to the Azerbaijan Republic to participate at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup. The competition will be held at Baku’s National Gymnastics Arena for the third time on March 15-18, with 102 athletes from 25 countries taking part in the event. A total of six gymnasts namely, Saeed Reza […]

Iran officially withdraws from 2018 Wrestling World Cup 13 Mar 2018

Iran officially withdraws from 2018 Wrestling World Cup

 Following UWW’s decision to deny Ahvaz to host the 2018 Men’s Greco-Roman Wrestling World Cup, Iran has officially opted out of the 2018 Freestyle World Cup in Iowa City, US. The United World Wrestling (UWW) has agreed to Iran’s request for withdrawing from the 2018 Wrestling World Cup in US due to the UWW’s decison to […]